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Genre: Film & Soundtrack: Dark Ambient, Drones, Brooding, Ominous

Found 349 tracks

This dark and gloomy horror track starts out with only a few dark piano notes. Other elements such as distant voices, metal scrapes join to create a creepy and eerie horror musical soundscape. [Tempo: Slow]

Dark thriller underscore. Slowly moving pads and rhythms, reverberant percussion, seriously deep bass notes. Impending, pensive, foreboding, tension, signs of danger and mystery. [Tempo: Slow / 85 BPM]

A collection of three different dark ambient soundscapes, using both musical and sound effect elements to create creepy horror scenes. [Tempo: Slow]

A very slow moving ambient track, like oozing, sticky, floating, slowly sinking into the deep or softly falling snow. Sorrowful, mournful, almost standing still. A sense of time itself slowed down. Inspired by the ambient works of The Dead Texan and others. Acoustic piano, mellotron, slowly swirling synth pad, electric guitar. [Tempo: Slow / 88 BPM]

Dark and menacing sound design, psychological terror, unknown forces, malevolence, evil entities, mind control underscore, horrifying and disturbing. [Tempo: Very slow / 96 BPM]

Surreal ambient/new age track, with electronic rhythm parts and dreamy pads. Eerie. Desolate. Isolation. Space. [Tempo: Slow]

A dark, damp, ill feeling orchestral underscore. Large, gloomy, doom laden. [Tempo: Very slow / 92 BPM]

Dark ambient, Experimental Soundscape. Dizzy / Confused / Disturbing. Perhaps madness, insanity. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 60 BPM]

An intensely suspenseful mystery cue underscoring anything from a deceitful murder to a mass epidemic, with a riveting climax. Orchestral with piano, in the vein of James Newton Howard's scores for M. Night Shyamalan films (The Village, Signs, The Happening). [Tempo: Medium]

Very dark, eerie and foreboding. This synth-based cue is drone driven, with stabs of rhythmic color and percussion. I could be used as a sneak, a stalk, or for some really twisted character development. Good for thriller, crime drama, drama, police show, mystery. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A short, intense, dark track. Slightly otherworldly, with a single, solemn, female vocal. A track for a gruesome discovery.... [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Barren, dry and bleak ambient soundscape. Dissonant, unnerving and uneasy. [Tempo: Slow]

Revolving galactic synth cylinders, dark and pervasive. [Tempo: Slow]

Twisting and churning, dark ambient soundscapes. Reverberant metal hits and clanks, disturbing textures. Good for horror, sci-fi, suspense underscore. [Tempo: Slow / 109 BPM]

Minimalistic horror underscore. Just a deep drone, slightly swirling and textured, with occasional distant big drum hits. Useful as background / nervous tension for dark film & media, horror, scifi and more. [Tempo: Very slow / 99 BPM]

A dark and haunting track for mystery, thriller or dark drama. Bleak, haunting, ominous. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 34 BPM]

Ambient textures open this mysterious horror track. Heavy horror stabs punctuate the atmospheric layers. Subtle percussive rhythms give a light sense of propulsion, and a distant piano plays a sweet and creepy melody. Perfect for horror films and haunted houses. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A sneaky and sinister underscore track with a heartbeat like rhythm. Twitchy strings, mysterious chord progressions, pensive mood. This track is quite long and it develops over time into a more intense track with more of a clear and present danger, chase or frantic fear. After 3 minutes an electronic drum beat sets in to raise the intensity level by another notch. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 60 BPM]

A creepy and nervous thriller/chiller underscore. Uncertainty, tension. Pensive, high piano notes over slowly oozing background textures. [Tempo: Slow]

Dark ambient, Horror underscore. Mystery / Eerie / Creepy / Cold. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 60 BPM]

Deep and dark undertones with lots of edit points and textural gestures to fit easily with picture. Light button ending fades perfectly into commercial break. Primarily synth FX, with some strings and light percussion, the textures roll seamlessly in and out of focus. Good for thriller, drama, crime series, horror. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A dark, ominous track of ambient synth and string soundscapes, marked by a big, unexpected hit and cacophonous swell at the end. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Dark ambient, Horror underscore. Eerie / Ethereal / Creepy / Sickly. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

Simple yet effective, eerie piano motif. Few piano notes depicting horror, death, perhaps a gruesome scene, or lurking dangers. [Tempo: Slow]

Dark, ominous, ghostly, slowly turning and twisting soundscape, later joined by gloomy strings. Great horror or sci-fi underscore. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

An almost dreamy, surreal start, as a menacing orchestra slowly builds the tension. Someone has become aware of a growing threat, perhaps they are being followed, watched from a far. The air is thick with mystery and foreboding. [Tempo: Very slow]

Surreal, atmospheric with deep low hits. Great for setting a tense mood in a horror or suspenseful scene. Perhaps someone is being watched, or is quietly creeping around in the mist. The music doesn't get too big up until the end, but gradually ratchets up the suspense. Big rise right at the end with an abrupt ending. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 55 BPM]

Ethereal tense building underscore composed of mostly unique sounds. Composed with films and video games in mind. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Very sparse underscore, almost a void. Scraping pads, unrecognizable, resonant sounds. A place of unease and disease, sneaking, hiding. Great as a sci-fi, thriller or horror backdrop. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Very creepy orchestral soundtrack with epic strings and sinister sound effects. Highly suitable for horror scenes. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 124 BPM]

Mysterious cinematic piece of music with a deep and dark feel featuring orchestral strings, bell-like synth sound, big drums / timpani and scary sound effects. Suitable for dramatic suspense movies and videos. [Tempo: Slow / 132 BPM]

Menacing, dark ambient sound collage. Ice cold sound texture suggesting a terrible realization or horrible sight. Suitable for horror, sci-fi, thriller or experimental material. [Tempo: Very slow / 125 BPM]

Heavily influenced by the "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire" music, this is a package of tense, anxious music suitable for game shows, quiz shows as well as other media. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

These dark horror cues can be classed either as "music cues" or "sound effects", as in reality they function as both. They are all recorded with a large, live symphony orchestra with the same quality as any soundtrack from big budget movies. The effects are easy to loop and edit, and can be tailored to fit any cue, as they can be used from virtually any point. Consider them a construction kit to score horror, mystery and dark drama. Recorded, mastered, and delivered to you in pristine 24-bit audio. Also look for YS Horror Cues 01-20 and YS Horror Cues 21-40. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

Dramatic and suspenseful. Huge drums in a slow rhythmic pattern provides a deep atmosphere over witch an eerie choir comes in. Occasional distorted screeches and screams complete the total macabre mood. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 70 BPM]

Ultra spacious and atmospheric sound design, time dilation with bubblings of ambient texture. [Tempo: Slow]

A gloomy, moody, atmospheric fantasy soundscape suitable as an underscore / backdrop to a mysterious and dark world. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

Driving, tense, dramatic active underscore bed, minimal melody, very cool sound design sounds. [Tempo: Slow / 55 BPM]

Dark ambient, Horror underscore. Malevolent / Evil / Sickly / Unnatural. Experimental sound design. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

String effects dominate this sinister, atmospheric horror track, creating a sense of foreboding and unease. Interspersed loud hits enhance the suspense. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 55 BPM]

Moving, swarming ambient bed with a foreboding, dark drone and a resonant melody line. Space, sci-fi, mystery... [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A mysterious, atmospheric strings and low percussion based track perfect for creating a sinister feel to a brooding scene. The suspense grows gradually, never getting very big but hinting at something horrific about to take place. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Industrial, atmospheric, fearful low-tempo track, with a strong sense of suspense and anticipation. Suitable for productions that require a nervous, anxious feel, such as horror and suspense movies and shows. Also suitable for creating an intense soundscape for other productions, such as documentaries and presentations. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Spine tingling, eerie, and evocatively sparse. With ambient sound effects and percussion slams, this track ebbs and flows with building suspense, creating the perfect atmosphere for an indie horror feature. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

This cue is eerie and haunting with a cinematic tone. Ethereal choirs grace an underscore of subtle electronic percussion. It fuses influences from composers such as Hans Zimmer and John Powel and versatile enough to work in horror, suspense, espionage or something calling for a cue with a mysterious nature. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

Mystical / mysterious minimal underscore with just a deep drone and few scattered piano notes. Monotenous drone and atonal piano. Suspenseful, pensive, tense. Good for classic horror style, creepy, eerie backdrop. Also available with just the drone, and just the piano. [Tempo: Very slow / 130 BPM]

Moody, suspenseful, and moody track, with a sense of mystery. It brings to mind ghost stories and other horror related subjects. Suitable for creating a backdrop for suspense and horror movies and shows, and also for scenes in other productions that require a dark, mystifying feel. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

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